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FOX News
Feb 4, 2011 12:00am EST
this guy really stands for. >> we'll explain what the obama administration did this time and how robert gibbs is trying to spin it. >> why some activists want to force ronald mcdonald into an early retirement. hannity starts right now. today marks the ninth day of the seemingly unstoppable protests on the seats of egypt. chaos and violence intensified with pro and anti-government forces throwing molotov cocktails and rocks and beating each other with iron bars. all the while president mubarak was reaffirmed his refusal to give into the demands by stepping down. fox news correspondent greg palkot and his photographer were detained and severely beaten yesterday by pro government forces. they sustained griff injuries and spent the night in the hospital. thankfully, we know they are safe and sound at this moment. this incident is part of a wave of violence against journalists. today cbs news chief foreign correspondent laura logan and her crew were detained in cairo and four of their employees were carjacked and threatened with beheading. yesterday cnn's anderson cooper was repeatedl
FOX News
Feb 4, 2011 4:00am EST
mountain of government red tape and send his challenge of president obama's healthcare law to the top. chief political correspondent carl cameron maps out the plan and the opposition. >> we can't waste more time on symbolic. >> they petitioned the u.s. supreme court for expedited consideration of his state's constitutional challenge to the obama healthcare law. >> this is an extraordinary remedy but a case that fids their qualifications it's within their discretion whether they skip the appellate court. >> after showing the case is of imperative importance to devate from normal appellate practice. so far, 28 states filed federal lawsuits and two district courts ruled it unconstitutional and and two ruled it constitutional. last month, the obama justice department filed a joint motion for expedited consideration of the virginia case. fourth circuit court of appeals, "the constitutionality of the affordable care act has public policy implication of the highest magnitude." but the administration shown little interest to skip the appellate level to go to the supreme court. the constit
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2011 2:00am EST
. first we had glenn beck. now we hear claims that the obama administration is taking its orders from fundamentalist muslims who have been infiltrated into the conservative organization as well. what's next? tell us to shoot somebody else in the head? wow. plus here's what donald rumsfeld remembers in his new book that president bush came to him two weeks after 9/11 and talked about war with iraq. here's what he forgets that whiling the pentagon was still smoldering that day it was rumsfeld himself who was targeted saddam hussein despite the fact that iraq didn't attack us. tonight we play rummy. while republicans wanted to run, president obama seems to be launching his re-election campaign, today he hit two points republicans love to question, his christianity and winning the future. guess who suddenly is looking stronger for 2012. let me finish with glenn beck's cracker barrel crack up. let me start with the situation in egypt. joining me on the phone in cairo is nbc news chief foreign correspondent richard engel. richard, what do we make of this call for trials of president mubarak
CNN
Feb 3, 2011 7:00pm EST
stay in power. and he tells president obama, he doesn't understand the risks of pushing mubarak to step down now. in cure the regime continue to target journalists and gun fire continues in the streets. pro democracy dmen straightors stand their ground, promising a big push on what they call farewell friday to prove president mubarak has no choice but to go. here in washington, the administration stands firm and rejects complaints from other arab allies. >> the egyptian people expect a meaningful process that yields concrete changes. >> some on the right stay white house is wrong but republican senator john mccain not only backs president obama's approach, he passionately takes issue with those who say the best course is for america to prop up egypt's dictator. >> i'm not a starry eyed idealist. i know the nature of war and i think i understand these issues. and i understand the criticalness. for us to be on the side of government that are repressive can never help us. >> the front line of egypt's revolution, anderson cooper is live from cairo. on this night we do not have a live image
FOX News
Feb 4, 2011 6:00pm EST
captioning services, inc >> bret: president obama says the whole world is watching what happens in egypt. we'll have live reports from cairo and the white house. islam's supreme leader forecast islamic revolution in egypt. we look at what it might mean. new unemployment figures report a lowest jobless rate, but few new jobs. live from the studio in washington, this is "special report." good evening. i'm bret baier. president obama today warned egypt that violence including attacks on protesters and journalists is unacceptable. and said he was encouraged by the restraint shown today. it was, in fact, a day largely free of conflict on the streets as parties elsewhere laid out various scenarios for a transition of power. correspondent leland vittert begins coverage live from cairo where it's 1 serz a.m good morning, leland -- 1:00 a.m good morning, leland. >> reporter: good morning from cairo. day 11 of the protest. protesters said with the deadline for president mubarak to step down from office. that hasn't happened. state tv shows pictures behind me of the protesters still in the sq
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2011 3:00pm EST
to do to helm the flight. just moments, we are hearing from president obama live. he's expected to take questions on egypt for the first time in a joint news conference that's going to take place with the canadian prime minister, steven harper. nbc's chuck todd in the old executive office building. chuck joins us now to talk about this. we understand, though, is this something that the white house is going to talk about right away, the fact that egyptian officials and exit strategies they want for mubarak? what is the most feasible possibility? >> reporter: well, we do expect to hear something from the president on egypt, even potentially prepared remarks, robert gibbs at the press briefing, seemed to hint at that. but, yes, that's going to be among the obvious questions, which is what is the most recent thing that the american government has asked of mubarak. there was a cryptic news report out of egypt that the vice president, suleiman, said there would not be transfers of powers, implying that somebody asked that there be some transfer of power from mubarak to suleiman or perhap
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2011 5:30am EST
way between the obama administration and top egyptian officials about the possible, immediate resignation of mubarak. according to the officials, the white house has decided that mubarak must go now and be replaced by a transitional government. although there are a number of possible scenarios, the preferred option would be a coalition led by the country's newly appointed vice president omar suleiman, which would include military leaders in all elements of the opposition, including the muslim brotherhood. in a statement yesterday, the white house said vice president joe biden stressed to his egyptian counterpart that the egyptian government is responsible for ensuring that peaceful demonstrations don't lead to violence and intimidation. but in his first interview since the unrest began, mubarak remained defiant, telling abc news, "i am fed up. after 62 years in public life, i've had enough. i want to go, but if i resign today, there will be chaos. i told obama, you don't understand the egyptian culture and what would happen if i step down now." and earlier today, a leader of t
WHUT
Feb 4, 2011 8:30am EST
doesn't just change our lives, it is how we make our living. [applause] tavis: president obama, of course, last week in the state of the union address talking about the need for american innovation. we begin our look at the state of the u.s. technology with gary shapiro president and c.e.o. of the consumer electronic association and the driving force behind the annual consumer technology showcase known as the c.e.s. he's also author of the new text "the comeback. how innovation will restore the american dream." good to have you then the program. >> thank you for having me. tavis: did you and president opaw ma coordinate this, your book about "the comeback" and his speech, did you coordinate this? >> i was overwhelmed with people noting the similarities, i'm fortunate in the timing. but the message is our nation is in trouble and our secret sauce is innovation. tavis: why do we think innovation is the way forward. >> we are in trouble financially, we have three choices, raise taxes, cut spending or grow. i like to focus on growth. there's a lot of talk about the other two. think abo
WETA
Feb 4, 2011 6:00pm EST
on the streets, barack obama says he wants change in egypt to start now. >> in light of what has happened over the last two weeks, going back to the old ways is not gone to work. -- doubling to work. >> welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast to our viewers on pbs in america, also around the globe. my name is mike embley. coming up later for you -- per month names its first civilian president in half a century, but he is a former army general. and on the rocks. the true story of the shipwreck called whiskey galore. hello to you. it had not been one of egypt's protesters promise, a day of departure, but an 11th day of demonstration has seen hundreds of thousands in the streets urging president mubarak and his government to go now. the bbc is sold the vice- president is expected to meet leading opposition figures within days. the muslim brotherhood has told us they will not attend while he is in power. protesters still plan regular demonstrations, but people are being encouraged to go home. >> the evening from cairo. today, the scene of running battles turns into a massive prayer gr
PBS
Feb 4, 2011 5:30pm EST
-president. and also calls for an orderly transition of power. president obama has just been speaking. in all of this, the military will play a key role. >> there is no doubt at all what people want. >> everyone has one demand. mubarak must go and he must go now. but who or what will replace him? for nearly 60 years, this country has been run by the military. hosni mubarak, like his predecessor, was a military general. in 1981, and more sadat was assassinated. mubarak was bundled to safety and the presidency. egypt has the eighth largest army in world. if mubarak those, his replacement will almost certainly come from the military. -- if mubarak goes. the most likely candidate is the vice president's. last night, he made this promise. >> in this time, we can do what president mubarak has said. and we can do more. when a new president will come, you will have more time to make any changes you want. >> but egypt's most important ally now says that is not enough. >> need a broad and credible representation of egypt's civil society and political factions, to begin immediately, during negotiati
NBC
Feb 4, 2011 6:00pm EST
, we will advise you. >> talks are underway between the obama administration and top egyptian officials for a possible immediate resignation of president hosni mubarak. this is demonstrators blood cairo's main square -- flood the main square. sally kidd has the latest. >> anti-mubarak demonstrators called this the day of departure. they want hosni mubarak to leave immediately. president obama says the transition process must begin now. >> the transition must initiate a process that respects the interests of rights of the egyptian people and leads to free and fair elections. >> the bios is talks are underway with officials at all levels of the egyptian government -- the white house says talks are under way. >> the government must take concrete steps. >> the steps could include mubarak leaving office immediately and handing over power to an interim government backed by the military. some analysts say the obama administration has been careful to support the pro-democracy demonstrators without directly calling for president mubarak's ouster. >> i think we will not be remembered in
FOX News
Feb 4, 2011 1:00pm EST
obama and the u.s. administration have the end game in place. do they know what will happen the minute he leaves? do they know who will fill the vacuum? this is no gain. i know everybody is watching it on television, but it's not a movie. it's real life. and these are real people. and this is a very, very volatile and very unpredictable region. and we want to make sure that whatever happens in egypt next is for the best for the egyptain people and the stability of the region. this could be mubarak's last weekend, but it could be egypt's last weekend of stability. and i think that this should be managed cautiously, gradually and carefully to assure that when mubarak leaves, there is a credible regime in place, which will, indeed, bring the egyptain people the democracy and freedom that they wish and they deserve. megyn: more and more some are focusing on elbaradei, who was a u.n. weapons' inspector that went into iran. he said there was nothing to worry about. when he got out, other weapons' inspectors told the world what they found in iran. his name has emerged that he may want
PBS
Feb 4, 2011 6:00pm EST
top egyptian officials today. and president obama talked of a transition that begins now. he spoke after meeting with canadian prime minister stephen harper at the white house. >> i believe that president mubarak care bses history country, he is crowd but he is also a patriot. and what i have suggested to him is that he needs to consult with those who are around him in his government. he needs to listen to what's being voiced by the egyptian people. and make a judgement about a pathway forward that is orderly. but that is meaningful and serious can. and i believe that he's already said that he's to the going to run for re-election. this is somebody whose's been in power for a very long time in egypt. having made that psychological break, that decision that he will not be running again, i think the most important for him to ask himself, for the egyptian government to ask itself as well as the opposition to ask itself is how do we make that transition effective, and lasting and legitimate. and as i said before, that's not a decision ultimately the united states makes or any country o
ABC
Feb 3, 2011 11:35pm PST
to his people, the world and president obama. >>> war zone. on a day when journalists themselves became the targets and abc news teams were threatened with beheadings, we bring you a special one-hour edition of "nightline," crisis in egypt, starting right now. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," february 3rd, 2011. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. and we begin tonight's special with an extraordinary exclusive interview from inside egypt's presidential palace. there, president hosni mubarak, the strong man whose 30-year grip on power is loosening, waits and watches. outside those fortified walls, chaos. another day of bloody clashes. what is he thinking? and when will he step down? christiane amanpour brings us the first interview with hosni mubarak. christiane? >> reporter: terry, good evening. it has been the most extraordinary 24 hours. right now, we're broadcasting to you from inside our hotel room, rather than looking over the nile, looking over the protests as we have be
CBS
Feb 4, 2011 4:00am PST
. >> reporter: the obama administration is reportedly talking with egyptian officials about ways to resolve the crisis. their discussions are said to include having mubarak step down now, instead of when his term expires in september. secretary of state hillary clinton condemned the violence thursday, and called for a smooth political transition. >> the egyptian people expect a meaningful process that yields concrete changes. >> reporter: u.s. lawmakers also turned up the pressure. >> stop the blood-letting, let's start a peaceful transition to a free and open society. >> reporter: but on the streets of cairo, few are listening to calls from the outside world. focused, instead, on the battles pitting egyptian against egyptian for the future of their country. and in washington, the debate between democrats and republicans on this issue is somewhat muted. that's because they both view egypt as an ally in the middle east. they also want democracy for the country. but they also are both concerned about the possibility of extremist influence in a post-mubarak government. terrell? >> ines ferre i
ABC
Feb 4, 2011 6:00pm EST
arrested, but he is expected to turn himself in. in other news, president obama is renewing demands for political change in egypt. the president spoke about the crisis on this day of departure. >> it is called a day of departure because it is the day that egyptians wanted to say farewell to president mubarak. convince him to leave office. that did not happen today. president obama answered questions for the first time about the crisis. he has twice told mubarak that it is time to step down. all across egypt, no longer just cairo, calls for resignation. for the most part, a peaceful. many put down their roxanne locked arms instead. >> believe now, not tomorrow. if you really love this country. >> please leave this country. >> the white house is reportedly pushing options for a transition of power, but having little luck. president obama today offered this advice. >> the only thing that will work is moving an orderly transition process that begins right now. >> another concern is that the problem -- breaking point. basic necessities were running sen. -- thin. while american citizens fled
Univision
Feb 4, 2011 6:00pm EST
mauricio funes durante la visita del presidente barack obama al pais centroamerica no..el canciller quien realiza una serie de reuniones en torno a la visita de obama dijo tambien que es importante una reforma migratoria integral que resuelva la situacion de unos once millones de indocumentado en ecuador, buenas tardes. la serie del caribe tal y como lo pronosticaron, se esta jugandose buen beisbol, tenemos el resumen de la segunda fecha y la previa de hoy. después de dos jornadas emotivas en la serie del caribe, hoy se tiene la tercera fecha y tambien con pronosticos reservados. los triunfos ayer de puerto rico y república dominicana sobre méxico y venezuela, respectivamente, dejaron a los cuatro equipos empatados con marca de 1-1 y con las mismas posibilidades de conseguir el cetro regional. lino rivera manager de los criollos de caguas dijo que la victoria es importante no sólo para el equipo, sino para la serie, tras derrotar 7-3 a los mexicanos yaquis de ciudad obregón. a primera hora, los dominicanos toros del este se impusieron por 6-5 sobre los venezolanos
CNN
Feb 4, 2011 3:00pm EST
. we're about to take you live to the white house. today president obama is hosting canadian prime minister steven harper. we are being flagged that really in a matter of minutes he will deliver remarks on egypt. we're told maybe two questions. i want you to remember that what he said on tuesday, i want to take you back three days after speaking by phone with president mubarak. listen to this. >> what is clear and what i indicated tonight to president mubarak is my belief that an orderly transition must be meaningful, it must be peaceful, and it must begin now. >> dan lothian, live for me at the white house. dan, as we're all sort of waiting for those remarks from mr. obama, does the white house want mubarak out right now, or do they believe the egyptians still need a little time to get their ducks in a row, if you will? >> reporter: well, listen, that is a question that we have been asking the white house now for quite some time, and they simply won't talk about it publicly. they talk in broad terms about the need for this peaceful transition to occur, but not saying specifically
ABC
Feb 4, 2011 5:00am EST
are expected to begin another day of bloody clashes. we could hear more from president obama to enter questions from reporters in relation to egypt today. officials are wrapping up for the immediate resignation of hosni mubarak. he told abc that he would not step down or leave egypt. many expect protest to grow in size and intensity ted. they are calling this the friday of departure. there are concerns about the safety of americans. they will continue to schedule flights out of egypt. one of the solutions the obama administration is proposing, mubarak handing power over to e egypt's vice president. they have determined mubarak stepping down is the fastest way to a peaceful resolution. we will continue watching the streets and bringing you the latest. >> thank you. >>> we look at the day ahead. the january jobs report comes out in a few hours. it is expected to show 146,000 new jobs were created last month. unemployment is expected to rise to 9.5%. this is in date for s not mark kelly. the husband -- this is a decision day for astronaut mark kelly appeared he is expected to announce he
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2011 6:00pm EST
. today john boehner wasted no time in slamming president obama. but we got the facts to show you the gop hypocrisy. robert reich with a reality check tonight. and super bowl politics. why progressives should be really psyched about the big game. the story of why this game will drive tea partiers crazy. >> pro democracy protests in egypt continued to roar. hundred thousands showed up for the day of departure. for the 11th strait day, protesters gathered in cairo's main scare who demand egyptian president hosni mubarak step down. after two violent days, today was mostly peaceful. the army protected demonstrators, checking to make sure there were november thugs at least in the tv square where the tv cameras were. let's go to ron allen in cairo. hey, ron, here's the part i don't understand about this. i hope you can help us out. so they bash the journalists and some really scary stuff in going after the journalists, but then they don't attack today. what was the point of attacking all those journalists? >> well, the army was out in force today. that was the big difference. they estab
CSPAN
Feb 4, 2011 7:00am EST
to obama election attitude have been changed. they love president obama and they wish they had a president like obama. now it is time for the u.s. to get rid of all of the governments of the middle east and u.s. set up in the democracy and all of these countries. people of the middle east are tired of islam and have no problem with the state of israel. the u.s. has all the resources to do so. we have plenty educated people in these countries working and living in these countries. we love the u.s. for what it stands for. u.s. can use these people to set up a fair and democratic -- democratic government. host: we need you to wrap up. caller: the only thing i am trying to tell you, the american people should realize the people in this part of the world are tired. i go back and forth and whenever i go -- because of corruption, retaliation, everything. host: steve, what got to let you go. his main message -- the people in that region of the world are tired. the next phone call is from alexandria, virginia. jack on the democrats' line as we get your comments on the unfolding events on
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2011 5:00pm EST
from the promubarak supporters. a debate has broken open on this side of the atlantic. is the obama administration pushing too hard to show mubarak the door? plus what are we to make of the muslim brotherhood who is angling to step into the breach. is it just waiting for its moment to seize control and short circuit the process? bad news, good news. the economy only created 36,000 new jobs but the unemployment rate dropped from 9.4% to 9%. that's the number that the public pays attention to. i think he needs to get the number down to 8 in order to win reelection. i have been saying this is the oshkosh election. sunday's super bowl has the same theme. pittsburgh versus green bay. politics and the super bowl later in the show. let me finish with a major american president born 100 years ago this sunday. we start with egypt. joining me from cairo is ron allen. ron, i guess the best question is what happened today in this ongoing saga? >> reporter: we have been asking ourselves that question today. chris, what does all this mean? where are we now? the opposition declared that next week
ABC
Feb 4, 2011 4:30am EST
, he sort of did a shrug and didn't answer. one way or another. but he did say that president obama was a very good man, he thought, but he didn't think that president obama understood the egyptian culture. and you don't understand what would happen if i resigned today. he said once he heard the demands of the people, that they were legitimate demands, he had made the decision to step aside. and he said he felt relief after that. i did say, where would he go after he stepped down? he said, egypt. this is my home. he didn't care what people were saying about him right now. he cared only about his country, about egypt. and when the time comes, he would die in egypt. and i got the sense today, though, there was an edge, obviously, to what's going on. there was an inner tension. but also, a sense of resignation, that whatever happens happens. and whatever their fate may be, so be it. >> truly extraordinary interview there. >>> and for days, the crowds were large, but peaceful. that all changed this past wednesday. >> on youtube, we're now seeing exactly what it was like inside liberatio
CNN
Feb 4, 2011 5:00pm EST
air. >>> and president obama issues his strongest message yet to the egyptian government. warning, and i'm quoting him now, going back to the old days is not going to work. let's start with the bloody fighting right now between opposing protesters. that fighting spreading to new parts of cairo. cnn's ivan watson is joining us with the very latest. ivan, i know you're at tahrir square, and it looks like there's some significant crowds still gathered, even though it's now just past midnight. >> reporter: that's right. thousands of people here, more than we've seen in the past, and really a remarkable turnaround here considering that throughout the day and night on wednesday and thursday this was basically a war zone, and on friday it was a giant political rally made possible in part by the egyptian military providing a bit more security and apparently holding back some of the pro-government demonstrators. that said, while the scene here has been peaceful, there's been music. there have been speeches. there has been poetry, and dancing in the square, in the side streets, branching of
ABC
Feb 4, 2011 4:30am PST
ending your week here. i'm eric thomas. >> and i'm kristen sze. the obama administration is talking with egyptian officials having the president resign immediately. they are protesting loudly in cairo's main square. >> anti-government demonstrators are vowing to stage the largest and most intense protests today. let's take a live picture from cairo where tens of thousands are gathered and praying in the square. they plan to fill every square in the city today demanding egyptian president hosni mubarak step down immediately after 30 years in power. they have checkpoints to make sure people are unarmed and the vice president promised the army would not turn on protestors. with all the unrest the obama administration is in talks with top egyptian officials to have egyptian president hosni mubarak step down and turn over power to a traditional government. the white house says egypt should be focusing on free and fair elections later this year. but speaking exclusively, he seems determined to stay in power until elections. >> he said christianian, after 32 years in public service, he say
Univision
Feb 3, 2011 6:30pm PST
de el esidente obama. >> restpo. >> habla de cómo gran expectava sobre la visita delresidente barack obama a latinoamica falese marzo sobre ese y otr temas conversamos con el asesor de la casalanca comenzamos preguntándole a qué responde por qué esperó tanto tiempo para realizar su primer viaje a sudamérica. >>stoespondió. cque selvid a la cumbre de las améca menos00 días como presidente de estados unidos y tuvo la oportidad de reunirse con los líderes de la regin. >> aparte de fortalecer los lazos comerciales c el salvador seubrirán otros temas impoantes, seguridad, narcotráfico, pandillas, inmigración, el tps. >> son demás q trabajamos continmente con nuestros socios eel salvador en centroamérica a travése la región y sá un tema principal en este viaje. >> laeguridad cdadana en las amricas, cuao vesas encuestas que es el tema más importante en la vida diariae gente a través de toda la región no solo en el salvador y centroamérica, es la inseguridad pública que la gente está vivido. >> nosotros yste presidente recono que tos profunda responsabilidad en
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2011 11:00pm EST
far the obama administration has reacted to the events. what do you think they want as a first priority? do they want a major regime or do they want to have a transition government that they a military regime? why do they want? >> i think they want an orderly transition where everything stays the same. i think anything they do not like pales' on the street, but they are not in favor of the military coming in. that would be a huge -- that would not necessarily serve their interests in the long- term. i think they are trying to figure out how you strengthen and put your weight behind your moderate leadership. i would add that in a lot of arab countries right now, the leaders are transferring their money out. i would not be surprised if some of the delayed for president mubarak, his family, and his colleagues or because they are repositioning their assets. you could track their financial flows nc which leaders are most nervous. -- and see which leaders are most nervous. >> they prefer a peaceful transition. that is to say, the military will not fire on the people and, thereby, eli
SFGTV
Feb 4, 2011 3:00pm PST
always a sense of community. two years ago, when president obama became president of the united states, he made his inaugural address and said, i want swift, bold action now. to address the needs of the american people. one week and one day after that speech, the house of representatives passed the recovery act. and then it became law in a matter of weeks after that. i tell you this because this was a bold, swift action that put resources out there to meet them at the natiothe imagination and, and san francisco has always been a leader in terms of posing a model that is worthy of national support. so because of his speech, our swift actions, but most of all, because of the sense of community that city officials in san francisco saw here, and because of the ongoing leadership of the tenderloin neighborhood development corp., people's lives will be changed. when you hear speeches and wonder what is that all about? president obama's speech is now being translated into a better life for many more people who live here or receive services here. the recovery act is very important. it is part
PBS
Feb 3, 2011 5:30pm PST
it. he told me president obama did not ask for him to go immediately. he said he thought president obama was a very good man, but he said, "i told obama you don't understand the egyptian culture and what would happen if i step down now. if i resign today, there will be chaos and the muslim brotherhood would take over." for now, president mubarak remains in the presidential palace with his family. there had been widespread rumors that his son had fled, perhaps to london, but we saw him there when we spoke to him. president mubarak told me, "i would never run away from this country. i will die on this soil," and he defended his legacy, recounting the many years he spent leading this country. after my meeting with president mubarak, i sat down for an exclusive interview with his new vice president. i asked whether he would ever authorize the army to use force against the anti-government protesters, and he insisted repeatedly he would never order force against the protesters. he hoped they would go home. he said he hopes, "they don't follow through with their pledge to have another mas
PBS
Feb 3, 2011 6:00pm PST
correspondent in washington, steve kingston. i asked him how the obama administration has reacted to president mubarak's position. >> it won't come as any surprise to the americans, they've seen hosni mubarak dig in, they've seen senior figures within his government in effect say back off to the americans, you don't understand our country. and hosni mubarak seems to be saying that if he goes now, there will be the decent into chaos and confrontation, which, of course, is the worst case scenario for the americans. they see a -- it very differently. president obama has publicly said that hosni mubarak must go now, but privately, that does appear to be the view of the administration, and at all levels and in all contacts, they are trying to impress that view on hosni mubarak, that he must go soon. >> and what do you think will be said next in the united states? because we've had the comments. we haven't heard anything specifically from president obama yet. what happens next? >> it's just been announced that barack obama will take questions on this for the first time on friday after a meeting that
FOX
Feb 4, 2011 6:00am PST
sign of the pro government demonstrators. the obama administration is increasing its president on president mubarak to step down and why the egyptian president says he can't do it. >>> a certain group of people in south bay will soon be able to ride public transportation for free but they have to do something first. jade hernandez is in san jose with what is required to take part in this new offer. good morning, jade. >> reporter: good morning. that is right, they have to attempt to find housing and a job. we spoke to one bus driver this morning and we asked him what he thought about homeless people receiving free rides and there is some concern over how it will effect other riders. line 22 runs through this bus stop in east san jose. it's the longest route and there has been issues of homeless people riding to stay off the streets. in a month riders at this bus stop and any other could see changes. the vta is offering homeless people who qualify for pilot program free rides. the keyword here is qualified. the free rides are for those homeless enrolled in a program to help them fi
KOFY
Feb 3, 2011 9:00pm PST
the main square all evening. "the new york times"is reporting that the obama administration is negotiating with top egyptian officials about the immediate resignation of president mubarak. any interim government would hikely include egypt newly appointed vice president. well today vice president blamed the unrest on foreigners and businessmen. reporters and human rights activist became target for the pro government protestors. fichlt uc davis professor attacked during the skirmish yesterday suffering cuts and bruises and today a student got pretty roughed up. he spoke with mark matthews. >> they ripped open my suitcas suitcases. they took my passport. passed it around. >>reporter: by skype andrew simon told me today about being repeatedly rouinged at civilian man checkpoint near the square. >> threw things on the ground. went through all of my belongings. >>reporter: simon waiting to hear if he will get in graduate school at uc berkeley next fall says he wasn't even heading into the square. he was just trying to get to his apartment. he says in the square the battle for cairo c
FOX News
Feb 4, 2011 11:00am EST
president, not just mr. obama, but this is different because it is live, like, you don't -- if you make a mistake everybody in the world will see it and, one more thing, this interview that i'm doing with the president, on sunday, 4:45 eastern time, will be the most watched interview in history. more people will see this interview than any other interview that has ever been done in the history of mankind. because, immediately it will go out on the internet. it will go out everywhere in the world. and, everybody will be checking it out. so, this is no easy deal. this is a -- something that the white house is taking seriously, i know that and we are certainly taking it very seriously. >> the packers and steelers are getting into the pregame preps, deep into them already and you must be, as well. how get nervous? >> no, i'm a dopey guy, really doesn't care what people think of me. i want to -- just like an athlete, i used to be one, want to bring my a-game in and sounds cliche but i don't want to get tense speaking about that 48 hours out and i will not -- i will not -- formulate my q
MSNBC
Feb 3, 2011 9:00pm EST
. >> the obama administration's policies are being viewed through and actually articulated and now implemented through influence operations that the muslim brotherhood itself is running in our own country. >> the muslim brotherhood you keep hearing about in egypt, actually, it's the implementation arm of the obama administration. here at home as long as you're watching sean hannity's hour on fox news at night, at night, alone, with the lights off and a flashlight under your chin. that same hannity guest who says the muslim brotherhood is secretly rung tsecret ly running the obama administration, or whatever, the website thinkprogress caught up with him this weekend. they asked him exactly who in the obama administration is secretly in cahoots with the muslim brotherhood. naturally, he named names. >> john brennan is the homeland security adviser to the president of the united states. >> he's complicit in this -- >> what the nature of the threat is. and is insistent upon using political front organizations as sources of information, as vehicles for -- jim claperper t director of nat
FOX News
Feb 3, 2011 8:00pm EST
is on. tonight.... [ gun shots ] >> does the obama administration have a plan if egypt collapses? what does it mean for the america if the jihadists take over. we'll have comprehensive analysis >> another shocker at the abortion provider planned parenthood. another worker tapes a man posing a as persistently running an under age prostitution ring. >> new york is when fairness and equality and everybody should have the right to marry the person they love. >> what do culture warriors think of president bush's daughter coming out in support of gay marriage. >> let me tell you past few years they have deepened my faith. >> the president accepting for the religious help? >> the factor begins right now. >>> hi, everyone. thanks for watching us. the president hunting for votes, the votes of the faithful. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. he addressed a national prayer breakfast which is gathering of christians from across the country. it's good for the public and for the world to hear the president freely discuss the importance of faith in public and he recounte
ABC
Feb 3, 2011 5:30pm PST
muslim brotherhood will take over. >> so he drew the line on retiring now. did he say whether the obama administration has asked him to retire now? and how does he feel, does he feel betrayed by the american pressure? >> reporter: when i asked him if he felt betrayed, he sort of did a shrug and didn't answer. one way or another. but he did say that president obama was a very good man, he thought, but he didn't think that president obama understood the culture here and that if he resigned in this kind of situation immediately, then there would be chaos and he had to do it in an orderly way. >> right now, it seems the most threatening people on the streets are people who claim to be his supporters. who does he think is behind the violence? >> reporter: well, i asked him about that. people who are going and attacking the protesters in the square, using pictures of him, using signs saying "stay mubarak." and he denied that they had made any such order that their supporters should attack the protesters. he blamed agitators. he even at one point did suggest that the muslim brotherhood was beh
ABC
Feb 4, 2011 5:00pm EST
afternoon, president obama praised the progress and renewed his demand for political transition to begin now. >> the issues at stake will not be resolved through violence or suppression. we are encouraged by the restraint that were shown today. >> president obama condemned attacks on journalists and human rights activist and is planning -- and is not blaming the government for them. for their own safety, american students have been evacuated from egypt. many of the students were there studying arabic. lisa fletcher talked with one of the students, just back from cairo last night. >> like many of the ostensibly of talk to, he was glad to leave the danger behind. his heart is with the egyptian people. he said that when he was leaving, many of the protesters asked him to tell the truth of their plight to the americans. he does not even have a winter coat. he did not expect to be back in the states. he left karr wrote in a hurry, unable to tackle. >> it looks like a war zone. calendar was studying arabic and lived in one of the hardest-hit neighborhoods, just minutes from the protesting at the c
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